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Free Crochet Pattern: Beginner's Beanie

Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern #: L10539
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 5 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: One Size
Finished circumference About 20 in. (51 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Bright and colorful for even the grayest mornings, this beanie glows in any shade of Homespun. The hat is crocheted in the round from the top down to the brim, and is a perfect project for a new crocheter interested in practicing crochet in the round and basic increases.
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Homespun®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 790-408: Homespun Yarn: Wild Fire
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Homespun®
Sundae Stripes Gemstone Stripes Wildberries Stripes Beachside Stripes Petunia Stripes Hepplewhite Shaker Colonial
Deco Rococo Edwardian Tudor Sierra Regency Baroque Waterfall
Gothic Prairie Barrington Nouveau Windsor Corinthian Mediterranean Delft
Quartz Montana Sky Black Candy Apple Harvest Olive Barley Grape
Cream Golden Meadow Fiesta Plum Apple Green Lagoon Parfait
Ocean Painted Desert Wild Fire Bourbon Herb Garden Mixed Berries Pearls Marble
Amethyst Pesto Coral Reef Great Plains Ambrosia Vintage Purple Haze Wisteria
Mimosa Seafoam Spice Tulips Cherry Blossom Vineyard Pueblo Abalone
Claret Clouds Desert Mountain Blue Moon Barks Forest Sand Dune
*Homespun® (Article #790). 98% Acrylic, 2% Polyester; package size: 6.00oz/170.00 gr. (185yds/169m) pull skeins

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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  790-408 Homespun Yarn: Wild Fire
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$ 7.49  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)   $ 2.95  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Pom pom Maker   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Beginner's Beanie

Lion Brand® Homespun®

GAUGE:

8 single crochet and 10 rows = 4 in. (10 cm). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

NOTES:

1. Beanie is worked in continuous rounds. Do not join at end of rounds.
2. Round 1 begins at the top of the Beanie. You will be working in single crochet and increasing the number of stitches to create the Beanie.
3. To increase a stitch, the pattern will tell you to work 2 single crochet in the next stitch. By working 2 stitches in 1 stitch, you have increased 1 stitch.
4. At the end of each increase round, you will see - with a specific number of stitches. This number tells you how many stitches you will have after working the increases on that round.
5. Before you fasten off, try the Beanie on and decide whether it's the right length for you. If you'd like it to be longer, just crochet another round or two.

BEANIE
Chain 2.
Round 1: Work 6 single crochet in 2nd chain from hook, place marker for beginning of round - 6 stitches.
Round 2: (Single crochet in next stitch, 2 single crochet in next stitch) 3 times - 9 stitches.
Round 3: (Single crochet in each of next 2 stitches, 2 single crochet in next stitch) 3 times - 12 stitches.
Round 4: (Single crochet in each of next 2 stitches, 2 single crochet in next stitch) 4 times - 16 stitches.
Round 5: (Single crochet in each of next 3 stitches, 2 single crochet in next stitch) 4 times - 20 stitches.
Round 6: (Single crochet in each of next 4 stitches, 2 single crochet in next stitch) 4 times - 24 stitches.
Round 7: (Single crochet in each of next 5 stitches, 2 single crochet in next stitch) 4 times - 28 stitches.
Round 8: Single crochet in each st around).
Round 9: (Single crochet in each of next 6 stitches, 2 single crochet in next stitch) 4 times - 32 stitches.
Round 10: Single crochet in each stitch around.
Round 11: (Single crochet in each of next 7 stitches, 2 single crochet in next stitch) 4 times - 36 stitches.
Round 12: Single crochet in each stitch around.
Round 13: (Single crochet in each of next 8 stitches, 2 single crochet in next stitch) 4 times - 40 stitches.
Next Rounds: Continue to work 1 single crochet in each stitch around until piece measures 10 in. (25.5 cm) from beginning.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Pom-pom

Following package directions, make a pom-pom. Tie pom-pom to top of Beanie. Weave in ends.


 


  Learn to Crochet Instructions:  http://www.lionbrand.com/learnToCrochet.html


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 5 reviews)
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Beginner's Beanie Reviewed by leslie on 2014-10-17 *****
So easy and quick! I made mine without the pompom. Made one for my hubby too. This was a great first project.




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